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Table 1 Characteristics of the cohort

From: Proteome study of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) and dermatomyositis skin lesions reveals IL-16 is differentially upregulated in CLE

  CLE, n = 13 DM, n = 7 Healthy controls, n = 5 CLE uninvolved, n = 5
Cases included in proteomics 5 5 5 0
Age, M (SD) 59 (18) 52 (12) 66 (21)  
Sex, female 13 5 3  
CLE/SLE 13/10   
DM/amyopathic DM 6/1   
Organ involvement at inclusion
 Active rash 13 7   
 Active arthritis 5 0   
 Active nephritis 2 0   
 Active CNS 2 0   
 Active myositis 0 6   
 Paramalignant disease 0 3   
Cutaneous activity indices
 CLASI (available in 10) MD (IQR) 7.5 (6–10.25)   
 CDASI (available in 6), MD (IQR) 18 (12.25–20.75)   
  1. CNS central nervous system, CLASI Cutaneous Lupus Disease Area and Severity Index, CDASI Cutaneous Dermatomyositis Disease Area and Severity Index, MD median, IQR interquartile range